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Buser Name Meaning

German (Büser): Westphalian variant of Buscher . Swiss German: habitational name for someone from a place called Buus. The surname Buser is also found in southern Germany and in Slovenia. See also Boozer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Buder, Huser, Boser, Busser, Bauser, Buer, Bueter, Kuser, Buse, Zuber

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Where is the Buser family from?

You can see how Buser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Buser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Buser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Buser families living in Alberta. This was about 75% of all the recorded Buser's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Buser families in 1911.
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What did your Buser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Buser. 22% of Buser men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Buser women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Buser were Salesman and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Manager
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Buser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Buser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Buser. For the veterans among your Buser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Buser lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Buser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Buser in 1944 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

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